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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cramp

A cramp is a sudden, involuntary muscle contraction or over-shortening; while generally ... Cramps may occur in a skeletal muscle or smooth muscle. Skeletal muscle cramps may be caused by muscle fatigue or a lack of electrolytes such as low sodium ...

www.healthline.com/symptom/muscle-cramp

Mar 9, 2016 ... Muscle cramps are sudden, involuntary contractions that occur in various ... Your body becomes overloaded with toxins if your kidneys can't do ...

www.webmd.com/pain-management/muscle-spasms-cramps-charley-horse

Mar 31, 2017 ... ... without warning. What causes them, and what can you do to relieve them? ... Muscle cramps can also occur as a side effect of some drugs.

www.medicinenet.com/muscle_cramps/article.htm

Muscle cramps can occur in any muscle; cramps of the leg muscles and feet are particularly common. .... Do all muscle cramps fit into the above categories? No.

www.medicinenet.com/muscle_spasms/article.htm

Skeletal muscles cramps or spasms tend to last only a few ... Smooth muscle cramps may last for a prolonged period .... Since there is such variety in the types of muscle cramps that can occur, ...

www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/180160.php

Dec 10, 2015 ... Leg cramps are sudden, painful involuntary contractions of a leg muscle. ... If you want to prevent leg cramps from occurring, do not over-exert ...

www.emedicinehealth.com/muscle_cramps/article_em.htm

5 days ago ... Muscle cramps may be caused by dehydration, fatigue, pregnancy, and ... What Tests Do Health-Care Professionals Use to Diagnose Muscle Cramps? ... Dehydration in Adults Dehydration occurs when the loss of body fluids ...

my.clevelandclinic.org/health/articles/nocturnal-leg-cramps

There might also be muscle soreness after the cramp goes away. Nocturnal leg cramps are more common in adults over age 50, but they also do occur in ...

orthoinfo.aaos.org/en/diseases--conditions/muscle-cramps

A muscle cramp is an involuntary contraction of a muscle that occurs suddenly ... Do regular flexibility exercises before and after you work out to stretch muscle ...